March 28, 1997

Volume 16, Number 30

news

AISD Notebook

Schools on the Aquifer?

BY ROSEANA AUTEN

Grave Matters

The Cost of the Longest Vacation You'll Ever Take

BY KARL PALLMEYER

Segregation in the Hereafter?

Dying Guide to Austin

With Friends Like Jim Bob...

Developer Gary Bradley Is Sued by Old Pal as Finances Fade

BY ROBERT BRYCE

Death Be Not Cheap

Austin's Largest Death Care Provider May Not Provide Best Deal

BY ROBERT BRYCE

Dying on the Cheap

Prices at Selected Local Funeral Homes

Austin's Funeral Homes: Who Handles The Dead?

Websites

Blowing the Whistle?

City Hall Bureaucrat Says He's the Fall Guy No More

BY ALEX DE MARBAN

food

The Lodge at Lakeview

Powerful Appetite

A Passionate Venue for Thai Food

BY REBECCA CHASTENET DÉ GERY

Food-O-File

music

The Basement Tapes

The Netherworld of Iconoclastic Music

BY GREG BEETS

New Adventures in Old-Fi

Unearthing the Memphis Goons

BY ANDY LANGER

Also Playing

Road Shows

The Memphis Goons

Dancing About Architecture

They Blowed Up Real Good!

Record Reviews

screens

Survival Research Laboratories

Still the Greatest

When We Were Kings

BY MARJORIE BAUMGARTEN

Scanlines

Trees Lounge

Shortcuts

Film Reviews

B.A.P.S.

The Devil's Own

The Godfather

The 1972 Best Picture Oscar-winner is a great pulp drama co-authored for the screen by Coppola and novelist Mario Puzo (the script also won an Oscar). The casting is also great, with Brando delivering one of the signature performances of his career (he, too, won an Oscar), and the very young Pacino seizing his screen destiny.

The Graduate

Selena

Selena Quintanilla Pérez, the barrier-crashing Tejano singer who was murdered at the age of 23, is the subject of this biopic that was also the breakout film role for Jennifer Lopez.

The Sixth Man

Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie

Waiting for Guffman

Guest's mockumentary tracks visiting drama teacher Corky St. Clair's biggest challenge: creating a workable musical revue celebrating his Missouri town's sesquicentennial using only local players.

When We Were Kings

This documentary Oscar winner is a vivid retelling of the "Rumble in the Jungle," in which Muhammad Ali bested George Foreman in a storied boxing match in Kinshasa, Zaire.
arts & culture

Which Woody?

Live Oak Theatre Celebrates Guthrie, but Which One?

BY BRETT HOLLOWAY-REEVES

Portrait of the Artist as a Road Comic

Long Drives, Low Pay, and Drunks -- What a Life!

BY J. C. SHAKESPEARE

Articulations

April Foolin'

BY ROBERT FAIRES

Arts Reviews

columns

about AIDS

Twelve Practical Steps for Taking Life-Supporting Action in the Face of Life-Threatening Disease

Coach's Corner

BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

Day Trips

BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

Page Two

BY NICK BARBARO

Page Two

BY NICK BARBARO

Public Notice

Spring Into Action

BY KATE X MESSER

Mind the Bullock

Mister Smarty Pants Knows

BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

Clones-Clones Part-Part 2-2

BY MICHAEL VENTURA

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